xvii, 300 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
African expressive cultures.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction: An explosion of art at Dogoduman The performance How to view a bird dance Sidi Ballo at Dogoduman A closer look at Sidi Ballo Individuals intertwined Sidi Ballo's aesthetic milieu Form reconsidered in Mande light A Mande aesthetic profile An aesthetic of affect Expanding the beholder's share An atmosphere for Sidi Ballo's bird dance Conclusion: Bird masquerading is alive and well.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -287) and index.